Dustin Wachsmuth Archives

2022: The Year of the Vacuum

As far as New Year’s resolutions go, buying a new vacuum is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, maybe you did decide this will be the year of cleaner living. This usually refers to what you eat and/or consume, but having a clean-living space is also super important – if not […]

Riccar: Made in the USA

Whether it’s patriotism, a desire to help our local small businesses, or believing products made in the USA are of higher quality – an increasing number of consumers want to see just that: “Made in the USA.” There’s no difference between those shopping for clothing or computers, it’s considered a badge of honor by the […]

Sewing machine & fabric. Sewing machine sales & repair

Protect Your Investment – Sewing Machines ARE an Investment

It’s the holiday season – a great time to get that new sewing machine – which means you can start those projects you’ve been pinning on Pinterest! Or, maybe you are the husband or boyfriend, and are searching for the diamond-in-the-rough for your “do-it-yourself (DIY)” significant other.

Top 5 Reasons Everyone Should Learn to Sew

Have you ever asked yourself if you should learn to sew? Would you make your own clothes? Or, maybe some super cute baby blankets? I was thinking about this question, and I think I know the answer: everyone should learn to sew. I know; it seems like a giant idea, but the benefits of learning […]

All You Need to Know About Buying a Central Vacuum

Thanks to the Internet you can research any topic you think of. So, when it comes to buying a central vacuum system, the first stop is an Internet search. It definitely helps to be better informed and put yourself in a position to make a well-educated decision regarding the type of system that’ll best service […]

Sewing Handmade Gifts this Holiday Season

We are fast approaching mid-November, which always lights a fire under us for the holidays. Some years I bake a frenzy of amazing breads, which I share with co-workers, friends and family. Other years, I focus on canning pickles or making my locally famous habanero jam. ‘Tis the Season for Sewing This year, I’m taking […]

Sewing is Handmade Love

  News Flash: sewing is fashionable again! Sewing is also eco-friendly, financially friendly, teaches perseverance, is profitable, fun and fulfilling. So, find your sewing machine (that you bought from All Ray’s Vacuum and Sewing), and dust it off because you are missing out on one of the greatest comebacks of all time! The power of […]

Sewing: An Art Form that’s 20,000 Years Old

How many of you grew-up with a grandma or mom that sewed? Were they quilters? Did they make clothes for the family? Or, maybe that wasn’t you but – after conquering gardening and canning – you’re looking for the next big challenge. After watching 15 seasons of Project Runway, I don’t know anyone who’s not […]

Vacuum Repair to the Rescue!

When you think about cleaning supplies, do you include your vacuum cleaner? I do. It’s the most indispensable household cleaning device I own. Created to suck up dirt and dust, the first motorized vacuum was invented in 1901. Although it has gone thru many upgrades and updates since the first prototype, the vacuum has withstood […]

Top 10 Benefits of Owning a Central Vacuum System

There are so many “pros” about central vacuum systems it’s amazing more homes aren’t equipped with them. We’ve “talked” before about knowing what you want and need from your vacuum. Most consumers compare upright vs. canister, bag vs. bag-less, and cheap vs. expensive, and so on. We’re going to throw one more choice into the […]